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State

More sexual abuse charges filed after raid at compound

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man from an upstart group with beliefs in polygamy and doomsday has been charged with sodomy on a child and other counts. Prosecutors filed the charges Wednesday against 34-year-old Samuel Shaffer, one of two men accused of sexually abusing girls they considered wives....


Business

Apple pledges to spend $350 billion, bring 20,000 jobs to US within next five years

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Apple, the world’s most valuable company, said Wednesday it will spend $350 billion in development and create 20,000 jobs in the United States in the next five years, outlining for the first time how it will invest in the U.S. economy following the new tax law passed...


State

Malnourished dog found in Utah desert on the mend

Starving Dog Found

A malnourished dog found in a Utah desert was on the mend Wednesday after being discovered by a man riding off-road west of Salt Lake City.


Government

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

Trump Russia Probe Depositions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. It was December 2007, a decade before Trump would become president and routinely excoriate reporters for “fake news.” This time,...


Business

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

Financial Markets Wall Street-1

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday. The sharp gains also delivered record highs for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Nasdaq composite, wiping out the market’s modest losses from a day earlier....


Business

Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 26,130.45 Low: 25,865.02 Close: 26,115.65 Change: +322.79 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2802.56 +26.14 NYSE Index: 13,352.39 +105.53 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7298.28 +74.59 NYSE Amer Composite: 2714.93 +15.44 Russell 2000 Index: 1586.66 +13.69 Wilshire 5000...


Business

Stocks soar to records on earnings enthusiasm

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks rose to fresh highs as companies continued to indicate the tax overhaul will boost earnings this year. Treasuries fell with gold and the dollar climbed on speculation Congress will avert a government shutdown. The S&P 500 index posted its biggest gain since November,...


Government

'Very strong' Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

Budget Battle-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very strong” sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government’s doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are increasing that the government could shut down...


Police & Fire

Davis Sheriff's Department: Body found in Fruit Heights not result of foul play

Body found in Fruit Heights is an adult man

Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday evening, Jan. 16.


Business

BlackRock lets its hair down by offering unlimited time off

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. BlackRock Inc., taking a page from Silicon Valley where ping-pong tables and on-site gyms are common perks, is offering unlimited time off. The world’s largest asset manager began rolling out the perk earlier this month, confirmed Brian Beades, a BlackRock spokesman. The New...


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